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Deeds And Good Deeds Quotes

A good deed is never lost. He who sows courtesy, reaps friendship; he who plants kindness, gathers love; pleasure bestowed on a grateful mind was never sterile, but generally gratitude begets reward.

Author: St. Basil (329-379)

Profession: Bishop of Caesarea

What monster have we here? A great Deed at this hour of day? A great just deed -- and not for pay? Absurd -- or insincere?

Author: Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1806-1861)

Profession: British Poet

Fashion your life as a garland of beautiful deeds.

Author: Buddha (568-488 BC)

Profession: Founder of Buddhism

Real worth requires no interpreter: its everyday deeds form its emblem.

Author: Sebastien-Roch Nicolas De Chamfort (1741-1794)

Profession: French Writer, Journalist, Playwright

In dreams the truth is learned that all good works are done in the absence of a caress.

Author: Leonard Cohen (1934)

Profession: Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer

Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis ''good works'' make the man.

Author: Eliza Cook (1818-1889)

Profession: British Poet

Our deeds determine us, as much as we determine our deeds.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

Our deeds still travel with us from afar, and what we have been makes us what we are.

Author: George Eliot (1819-1880)

Profession: British Novelist

The last temptation is the greatest treason: To do the right deed for the wrong reason.

Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic

Chop your own wood, and it will warm you twice.

Author: Henry Ford (1863-1947)

Profession: American Industrialist, Founder of Ford Motor Company

Verily the kindness that gazes upon itself in a mirror turns to stone, and a good deed that calls itself by tender names becomes the parent to a curse.

Author: Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931)

Profession: Lebanese Poet, Novelist

Ambition and love are the wings to great deeds.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

A good picture is equivalent to a good deed.

Author: Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)

Profession: Dutch Painter

Great deeds are usually wrought at great risks.

Author: Herodotus

Profession: Greek Historian

We are the children of our own deeds.

Author: Victor Hugo (1802-1885)

Profession: French Poet, Dramatist, Novelist